Victoria Macdonald is Health and Social Care Editor at Channel 4 News.
Victoria Macdonald is an award-winning journalist, who has been covering health and social care issues for Channel 4 News since 1999.
She reports on changes in the NHS - the reforms and the politics - whether it is in hospitals or in the community or, indeed in Westminster.
She closely follows the care system and how it impacts on the elderly and those with disabilities as well as investigating issues, including mental health, HIV/Aids and TB, and child health.
Victoria is originally from New Zealand and worked for the Sunday Telegraph before joining Channel 4 News.
As Nottingham and Warrington are put under England’s highest tier 3 restrictions, doctors and healthcare workers across the north of England are struggling to cope with rising numbers of patients, many of them seriously ill.
In the last 24 hours there have been a further 21,242 new coronavirus cases across the UK. Another 189 deaths have been reported, taking the total to 44,347.
Young, healthy volunteers in the UK could be deliberately exposed to the Coronavirus under highly controlled conditions to speed up the development of a vaccine.
Almost 60,000 more deaths involving coronavirus could have occurred in England and Wales if white people faced the same risk as Black communities, according to research by two leading think tanks.
We were joined by our Health Editor Victoria Macdonald live from Westminster
Our Health and Social Care Editor Victoria Macdonald is in the newsroom.
As hospitals begin filling up again with Covid patients, we have visited Royal Bolton in the North West to find out what’s happening in the hospital.
As the number of coronavirus infections continues to rise, senior doctors are warning that NHS beds are filling up fast.
A white paper on reforms to the Mental Health Act promised nearly two years ago still hasn’t been published, despite repeated calls for reforms to help address racial bias.
In Bradford, large-scale human trials of the Novavax vaccine have begun their phase 3 trials, the first in the world to reach this stage with this particular vaccine.
A WHO official has warned that the vast majority of the world’s population is still at risk from coronavirus.
England’s missing coronavirus cases should never have happened, the health secretary has admitted.
There are still high rates of coronavirus infections across England, according to the latest research from Imperial college.
The Prime Minister has apologised after he “misspoke” as he tried to explain new lockdown restrictions being imposed in the North East of England. More and more areas face curbs as the virus spreads across the country leading to confusion. Today, the UK recorded 7,143 new cases, the biggest daily rise since the start of…
The number of new UK coronavirus cases has soared by more than 6,000 in the last 24 hours. So too the number of deaths – and those needing hospital treatment.